Auction 107, Lot 453

"Geographische beschryvinge van t' Beloofde-Landt Canaan, doorwandelt van onsen Heere ende Salichmaecker Iesu Christo neffens syne Apostelen…", Savry, Jacob

Subject: Holy Land

Period: 1648 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19 x 12.7 inches
48.3 x 32.3 cm

A very fine map of Israel based on the elder Visscher's map of the same title. North is oriented to the left with a lovely compass rose. The map is filled with graphic topography and beautifully embellished with a vignette of the crucifixion, several ships, angels and a handsome title cartouche.

References: Poortman & Augusteijn #109.

Condition: B

Some minor surface soil. Expert repairs on bottom centerfold and a couple of areas of minor paper weakness.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/9/2004

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